LCV manufacturer news

The Van Expert provides news and reviews about LCV manufacturers, from all over the automotive world.

Land Rover Defender 110 Hard Top

Hard Top returns to Land Rover Defender line-up

The Hard Top name is being added to the commercial version of the latest Land Rover Defender model line-up.

Renault launches zero-emission Zoe Van

Renault PRO+ has launched its latest small electric van, the zero-emission Zoe, offering a range of 245 miles and a payload of 387kg.

Southampton City Council takes delivery of 24 Renault Kangoo ZE33 vans

Southampton City Council (SCC) has put 24 zero emission Renault Kangoo ZE33 panel vans into service around the city.
LEVC VN5 electric van

LEVC announces full details of its VN5 van

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has announced the full details of its fully electric VN5 van, which will hit the roads later this year.
LEVC electric van prototype for Royal Mail

Royal Mail to trial electric vans for deliveries

Royal Mail is trialling a prototype LEVC VN5 electric van for parcel and letter deliveries in urban areas, with the aim of cutting emissions.
British Gas orders 1,000 Vauxhall Vivaro-e electric vans

British Gas orders 1,000 new electric vans

British Gas has placed an order for 1,000 new Vauxhall Vivaro-e electric vans, the largest purchase of electric LCVs ever made in the UK.
Renaul Master ZE

Renault expands electric Master ZE line-up

Renault has expanded its electric Master ZE range, which now includes a chassis cab version and an increased payload across the entire range.
LEVC VN5 prototype

LEVC begins trials of new PHEV van

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has started trials of its new plug-in hybrid van, which is based on the same platform as its London black cab.
Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life

Vauxhall introduces new Vivaro-e Life

Vauxhall has bolstered its range of electric vehicles with the launch of the new nine-seater Vivaro-e Life van-based people carrier.

MAXUS launches Deliver 9 and e Deliver 3 range

MAXUS has launched its flagship LCV panel van, the Deliver 9 and an all-electric LCV, the e Deliver 3.
2020 Ford Transit Trail and Transit Custom Trail

New Trail and Active trims beef up the Ford Transit family

Ford has announced two new Transit specifications called Trail and Active that make the best-selling van family more capable off road.
Citroën e-SpaceTourer

Citroën e-SpaceTourer electric MPV joins the family

Citroën has revealed an electric version of its SpaceTourer MPV that brings zero-emission motoring to its big van-based people carrier.
2020 Volkswagen Caddy

Ford and Volkswagen finalise plan to develop LCVs together

Ford and Volkswagen have signed an agreement that will see the pair share technology to build three new commercial vehicles.

Fiat launches limited edition Ducato Shadow Edition

Fiat Professional has launched a new limited version of its Ducato large van – the Shadow Edition. Just 100 examples of the LWB version will be available in the UK.
2020 Toyota Hilux

Toyota unveils new Hilux

Toyota has unveiled a new Hilux, bringing with it a fresh look as well as a more powerful powertrain ahead of its on-sale date in November.
Peugeot e-Traveller

Peugeot announces electric e-Traveller

Peugeot has electrified its big people carrier with the e-Traveller. The van-based vehicle is available in two body lengths and features up to eight seats.
Nissan e-NV 200 XL Voltia electric van

New e-NV200 XL expands Nissan’s electric van family

Nissan has expanded its family of electric van models with the introduction of a new e-NV200 XL Voltia model, a conversion of its existing e-NV 200 model.
2020 Vauxhall Vivaro-e

Vauxhall releases electric Vivaro-e

Vauxhall has revealed an electric version of its mid-size van, the Vivaro-e. The zero-emissions LCV can cover up to 188 miles on electric power alone.
2020 Isuzu D-Max Go2

Isuzu reveals variety of upgraded D-Max pick-up trucks

Isuzu has revealed three new variations of the D-Max: a lifestyle-focused XTR, a Tipper conversion kit, and a go-anywhere off-road version.

Toyota launches Proace City compact van

Toyota has introduced its all-new Proace City compact van, with five models on offer and two powertrains, as well as a wealth of in-cab technology.

Five Mile adds to green credentials with five new eVito vans

Recycling company First Mile has become one of the first customers to take delivery of fully electric Mercedes-Benz eVito vans since members...
Renault Trafic Black Edition | The Car Expert

Renault adds Black Edition to Trafic van range

Renault has updated its Trafic van range with a new Black Edition, which adds unique styling touches and extra equipment as standard.
2020 Volkswagen Caddy | The Van Expert

All-new Volkswagen Caddy revealed with more car-like qualities

The new Volkswagen Caddy has been revealed, with more car-like qualities and technologies thanks to being based on the same platform as the VW Golf.
2020 Nissan Navara N-Guard | The Van Expert

Nissan refreshes top-spec Navara N-Guard

Nissan has given the range-topping Navara N-Guard pick-up truck a refresh to make it more refined and with better technology.

LDV to rebrand as MAXUS

Van maker LDV is to rebrand as MAXUS in April and launch two new models – the Deliver 9 and the electric E Deliver 31.